BCFR News & Stories

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Agency News

Walk & Roll-A-Thon Event to Raise Awareness

People First of Boone County‘s annual Walk & Roll-A-Thon is a free event open to people of all ages and abilities to help raise awareness for People First…

Aaron stands next to Sarah in the bike shop.
Life and Work Connections

Aaron Makes Career Connections

By Mark Satterwhite, Director of Life & Work Connections This summer, Harrisburg High School student Aaron and three other area high school juniors and seniors got a…

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Support Coordination

For Love of the Game

When Pablo was growing up, he never cared much for sports. His older sister played both softball and basketball. Pablo reluctantly went to the games with his…

Agency News

Do You Know Someone Who Makes a Difference?

Seeking Nominations for Marie Kovar and Super Sib Award

Rachel smiles for a photo in between assisting deaf clients of BCFR.
Agency News

Employee Spotlight: Rachel Weigman

by Laurie Ritter and Natasha Sigoloff Meet Rachel Wiegman, Support Coordinator. Rachel has been with Boone County Family Resources for five and a half years and enjoys…

Agency News

BCFR Receives Three-Year Accreditation

In April, Boone County Family Resources received their accreditation survey from CARF International. CARF awarded the maximum three-year accreditation to BCFR for six services including: Community Employment…

Lindsey, Colton and Casey pose for a picture in front of the iconic columns at the University of Missouri.
Support Coordination

Empowered to Succeed

Colton just wrapped up his junior year at the University of Missouri. He’s studying Heath Sciences with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration.  Colton says his own experiences…

Bryan smiles at the camera while on duty at his dish washing job. He wears an apron and long rubber gloves while standing at a sink full of suds.
Life and Work Connections

Bryan Finds Success with IPS

Bryan takes great pride in being a reliable employee and getting his work done. For more than 20 years, he worked as a dishwasher for a local…

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Support Coordination

Sofia is Fearless

Sofia, a spunky ten-year-old, has received services through Boone County Family Resources since she was three months old. She experienced a stroke in utero and was born…